At the moment, there is no official information about any casualties. A French police special unit RAID has been spotted near the site of the incident.
According to preliminary reports, a person has barricaded a flat on Avenue Maréchal de Saxe & Rue Paul Bert after shooting at bystanders.
According to initial reports by France 3, witnesses described the shooter as a woman, but later the broadcaster corrected the information, saying that the suspect was a man.
News portal Lyon Mag reported that the shooter had used a rifle with shotgun shells.